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AdventHealth Transport Respiratory Therapist Pediatric Childrens FT Evenings in Orlando, Florida

Description

Transport Respiratory Therapist - Pediatric - AdventHealth for Children Orlando

Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street Orlando, Fl 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children Orlando

Since opening our doors in 1908, AdventHealth has offered one of the most comprehensive children’s health programs in Central Florida. Today, we continue this legacy of pediatric excellence at the Magnet® recognized Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children.

Our campus is home to 30 pediatric sub-specialties led by a team of 400+ nurses and physicians. We provide specialized care in various state-of-the-art settings, including an 81-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with private family-centered rooms, an Advanced Center for Pediatric Surgery handling nearly 4,000 cases each year, and one of the few pediatric oncology programs in the area.

We’re also Central Florida’s only pediatric provider for bone marrow transplant, kidney transplant, Gamma Knife services, trilogy radiation and Level III epilepsy care. But perhaps most exciting of all, is that this is the first—and only—hospital to bear the Disney® name.

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time (2nd shift hours)

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Successfully completes appropriate transport training regimen as directed by the Departments of Flight Medicine and/or Respiratory Care. Completes the requisite number of supervised orientation transports. Utilizes Medivac-Aircraft/Vehicular Dynamics.

  • Proactively initiates process improvement ideas. Assists with clinical instruction and precepting and serves as a resource person to lower-level therapists. Performs other duties as requested by department leadership. Supports hospital and department mission and goals, and department metrics. Documents and charges for procedures neatly, accurately, thoroughly, and completely and within the timeframe set by unit policy to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.

  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, protocols, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy. Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery per protocol. Obtains, analyzes and reports findings of blood gases and co-oximetry. Performs quality controls as needed. Sets up and performs oximetry apnea, TC, and ETCO 2 monitoring.

  • Initiates, maintains, transports, and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and non-conventional modes of ventilation and transport ventilation. Reviews chest radiological reports as necessary per supervisor and policy and procedures.

  • Delivers neonatal resuscitation and assists with APGAR scoring at delivery per NRP guidelines. Performs artificial surfactant replacement. Maintains proper equipment in labor/delivery/perinatal/ pediatric areas.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Minimum of one year of pediatric critical care experience

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification

  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy (Preferred)

Job Summary:

Practices in accordance with philosophy, policies, procedures and standards of AdventHealth for Children; functions within the guidelines of the protocols for the Transport program that are reviewed and agreed upon by the Neonatal and Pediatric Medical Director and Transport Manager. Identifies, plans, implements and evaluates emergency care for acutely ill neonatal and pediatric patients in collaboration with the Medical team for the receiving neonatal or pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Provides family-centered care, including psychosocial support, education, and transfer planning in conjunction with referral staff. Maintains effective communication with referral staff and families. Participates in educating staff from referring facilities through informal teaching and planned educational classes and/or conferences.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 21040191

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.